Retaining wall is a structure that holds back the soil or stone from a building, structure or area. The retaining walls of movement or downslope, prevents erosion and provides support for vertical or almost vertical. Cofferdams and bulkheads, structures that hold water, are sometimes also thought of as retaining walls. Retaining walls are generally made of stone, stone, brick, concrete, vinyl, steel or wood. Once popular as an inexpensive retaining material, rails have fallen out of use due to environmental concerns.
Retaining wall construction is one type of civil construction that serves to withstand the lateral active force pressure of a soil or water. Therefore a retaining wall construction must be planned and designed to be safe against forces that could potentially lead to structural failure. In principle, the retaining wall receives forces in the form of bolsters, own gravity, passive-active / passive ground / water force, sliding / sliding … Read more